Public Policy and Politics
November 9, 2016 | General News
What impact will the Trump election have on the economy?
"The biggest immediate challenge to the economy will be headwinds created by policy uncertainty," said Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia. That's the tradeoff for breaking gridlock in D.C." He and other UGA experts are available to comment on the election and what that means for the economy.
November 3, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Law leads state in bar exam passage rate
The University of Georgia School of Law saw a high percentage of its graduates pass the July 2016 Georgia bar exam.
October 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. District Court Chief Judge to deliver Signature Lecture on sentencing
Lisa Godbey Wood, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, will present "Reflections on Sentencing" at the University of Georgia School of Law Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.
October 5, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Social Work receives $2.6 million to support graduate students in need
Graduate students in the University of Georgia School of Social Work who face financial challenges while earning a degree are receiving help, thanks to the re-establishment of a federally funded scholarship program.
September 1, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school names inaugural Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows
he University of Georgia School of Law has named the inaugural class of its Distinguished Law Fellows program. This elite fellowship program offers three law students annually the opportunity to receive a unique legal educational experience that includes domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full-tuition scholarship.
August 18, 2016 | General News
UGA launches “Blue and You” program to bring police and youth together to address issues
In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, the University of Georgia has launched a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before they escalate into violence.
August 12, 2016 | General News
Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as UGA law school’s Sanders Scholar
The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.
August 1, 2016 | General News
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia.
June 28, 2016 | General News
UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth
The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and at the University of Georgia, we're here to help you as you craft your Independence Day stories.
June 24, 2016 | General News
Brexit vote leads to uncertainty, probably more EU exits
University of Georgia experts say the Brexit vote speaks to a "broken" European Union and will likely lead to uncertainty and more exits. Experts, their expertise and thoughts are:
June 20, 2016 | General News
Scherr named law school’s associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning
June 8, 2016 | Honors & Awards
New fellowships expand public interest opportunities at Georgia Law
The University of Georgia School of Law has three new fellowship opportunities, which combined with existing support will allow more than 20 rising second- and third-year students to take summer positions in the public interest arena.
May 27, 2016 | General News
UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program renewed for additional 4 years
The University of Georgia's Portuguese Flagship Program, the first Portuguese program of its kind in the nation, has been renewed for an additional four years. The program, which began in 2011, will receive approximately $3 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Defense's National Security Education Program to continue its mission.
May 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school advocacy teams sweep intrastate competition
Recently, University of Georgia School of Law moot court teams finished the 2015-16 advocacy season with a sweep of all awards in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, as the No. 5 team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and as a national quarterfinalist and the Best Brief Award winner at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
May 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates to deliver UGA law school graduation speech